Ecology regeneration, systems thinking, holistic initiatives

Participatory modelling is of benefit to all. In particular, developments of the environment ideally should be debated, discussed and disseminated to the affected population well ahead of execution    

Vertical integration

Earth's new normal

Planetary regeneration 

UNISDR call for action and integration of efforts

UNFCCC technology roadmaps re climate change

Sustainable development and planetary boundaries

Tackling society's big problems with systems theory

The case for a digital ecosystem for the environment

Thinking beyond sectors for sustainable development

Motion Handbook - a transformative theory of change

The global database on sustainable land management

Schwarzenegger calls for 'Hip, Sexy' environmentalism

Making space for science-humanitarian policy dialogue

The promise and peril of a digital ecosystem for the planet

SDGs, DDR and CCA: potential for strengthening linkages

Tools for culture design: toward a science of social change

The count - up to 2052: an overarching framework for action

Nature-based solutions to  address global societal challenges

World's largest climate research site pilots integrated modeling

Environment and development Initiatives: the imperative to act

Conditions for survival: global warming - response to a creeping crisis

Achieving higher value chain efficiency through product life cycle analytics  

Towards a 'solar-energy - based solar energy based society' full of vibrant life 

Navigating social-ecological systems: building resilience for complexity and change

Instituting Integration: an integrated management approach to surface water, groundwater and river flows

Framework new generation of scenarios for climate change impact, adaptation, vulnerability, and mitigation

Specific projects underway:


ISDE Vision 2020

Project Drawdown roadmap

Earth system science partnership

Europe: FuturICT flagship proposal 

Berkeley initiative in global change biology

Europe is in need of a "RESCUE" revolution

The US national global change research plan

Omega Global Initiative Part 1    Part 2    Part 3

On the interface of creativity at the edge of a dream

DoE: IMPACTS: On the threshold of abrupt climate changes

Future Earth    Future Earth strategic research agenda 2014

ICSU Strategic Plan II, 2012-2017     ICSU Annual Report 2013

New institute will advance the interdisciplinary study of networks

Creating a research agenda for the ecological implications of synthetic biology

No US state is losing land like Louisiana - but no other state has a bolder plan

US scientists back 'significant broadening' of climate research amid tight budgets

ESCAP Asia-Pacific 5-year plan of space technology for DRR and sustainable development